web analytics
June 30, 2015 / 13 Tammuz, 5775
At a Glance
Blogs
Sponsored Post


This Time, the Dead Won’t Vote!

Beit Shemesh mayoral candidate Eli Cohen hugging a fan during a press conference about the upcoming repeat elections.

Beit Shemesh mayoral candidate Eli Cohen hugging a fan during a press conference about the upcoming repeat elections.
Photo Credit: Flash90

The Ministry of the Interior has announced special directives to make sure that the fraud and irregularities of last October’s Municipal Elections, will not be repeated at the re-votes taking place in Beit Shemesh and Nazareth.

The Jerusalem and Supreme courts ordered new elections in Beit Shemesh and Nazareth, overturning the municipal election result of 20th October 2013, due to “widespread and systematic acts of fraud which was intended to change the election results”.

Whereas the ballots are usually supervised by local residents and political parties, in the new elections only government employees “professionals with experience in managing the election process, from outside the city” will be used to supervise the balloting process. Furthermore, the Ministry has ordered massive police presence, to ensure that the new elections will be law-abiding.

Some of the allegations following the previous elections in Beit Shemesh were regarding the supervisors at balloting stations who may have participated in fraud and irregularities, such as by collaborating with the voter-fraud, or taking matters into their own hands by invalidating voting slips for rival candidates.

Furthermore, the Beit Shemesh electoral lists were so inaccurate and out-of-date, that many non-residents and even dead people were still registered as voters – leaving the door wide open for the voter fraud and scams.

Following the last election, residents joked that special arrangements had been made in some balloting stations so that Cohanim had solely voted in the morning, as the dead people were voting in the afternoon.

Eli Cohen, the challenging candidate for mayor, recently announced at a campaign meeting in Beit Shemesh that “this time, the dead won’t vote!”

The Ministry of the Interior seems to agree.

Visit Tzedek-Tzedek.

About the Author: David Morris has been nominated for the President of Israel's Prize 2010. He is an entrepreneur in the fields of charity and electro-optics; Established Lema'an Achai ("For My Brothers"), the innovative community social services charity in Ramat Bet Shemesh, "Magen", the Bet Shemesh Child Protection Agency, and "Yad LeYedid" (A Hand to a Friend) charity helping impoverished families in Jerusalem. His day-job as Owner/CEO of Scitronix Ltd is marketing sophisticated electro-optical products to high tech industries in Israel. David is the proud dad of six amazing children, and luckiest-husband-in-the-world of Julie Morris.

The author's opinion does not necessarily reflect the opinion of The Jewish Press.

If you don't see your comment after publishing it, refresh the page.

Our comments section is intended for meaningful responses and debates in a civilized manner. We ask that you respect the fact that we are a religious Jewish website and avoid inappropriate language at all cost.

If you promote any foreign religions, gods or messiahs, lies about Israel, anti-Semitism, or advocate violence (except against terrorists), your permission to comment may be revoked.

4 Responses to “This Time, the Dead Won’t Vote!”

  1. Philip Wylie says:

    Well gee, imagine that. Dead people voting. And who was the inventor of that idea if not Chicago's own Saul Alinsky that rabid communist and mentor of Barak Obama who has grave yards voting for the Demon Crats?

  2. Edward Lobel says:

    As usual you are very wrong in you statement! I am a democrat and readily admit that dead people voting started in Chicago but it was a long time before Saul Alinsky lived! If you believe otherwise it just goes to reinforce you ignorance of the facts!

  3. Philip Wylie says:

    Edward Lobel Spoken like a TRUE PROGRESSIVE LIB.

  4. Edward Lobel says:

    Philip Wylie Do you practice been stupid, rude and nasty or were you born that way

Comments are closed.

Current Top Story
Terror Attack near Shvut Rachel
Bad Terror Attack Near Shvut Rachel
Latest Blogs Stories
Jewish Press blogger, Selena Chait

“Mispachology”: Theory you share a common link with someone you’ve never met or been in contact with

President Rivlin at a "shiva" call to family of terror victim Danny Gonen.

It seems that Pres. Rivlin has joined all other so-called Right politicians and now is trending Left

A Soldier's Mother

Dear Muslims, Happy Ramadan. It’s clear from the news that your people are having a “bang-up” month

President Rivlin at a "shiva" call to family of terror victim Danny Gonen.

The President was right, every Jew should have a gun. He just asked the wrong person about it.

Everybody knows that during Ramadan Arab Muslim terror attacks increase.

UN says Hamas tried to warn us of rocket attacks? I was here. Not once did those…I want to scream

{Originally posted to the author’s website, Emes Ve-Emunah} The inevitable finally happened. Rabbi Avi Weiss has dispensed with his prior refusal to call his female ordainees ‘rabbis’.  I challenged him to stop dancing around that title with made up titles  (like Raba and Maharat) and he finally rose to the challenge. His motivation in not […]

How can you transform thinking to action? What are the mountains you need to climb to reach goals?

Let’s make these flotilla activists useful, by sending them to Syria.

It’s clear by all the Arabs that work&shop in Jewish stores they’re very happy to be part of Israel

A musical tribute on the anniversary of Israel’s singer/songwriter laureate Naomi Shemer’s passing.

The difference between the IDF and Hamas is the difference between Good and Evil

Existence requires meaning. Believing all random and without meaning is a horrible fate for mankind

If IDF troops couldn’t quash an Arab riot, a Druze manned jeep often was enough to disperse rioters

Experts have been predicting Israel’s demise due to “demographic threat” since the State’s founding

Sharing tips for preparing to give a talk and how to get started in the world of public speaking.

More Articles from David Morris
jude-anti-semitism-300x203-oztorah.jpg

Of course, our enemies will try to use Holocaust references in their attempts to condemn Israel’s activities and policies.

None of the security fences around the world look like this fence which can barely contain livestock.

The charedim and the Zionists in Beit Shemesh are contemplating a “divorce.”

In the universal contest between the blues and the reds, one side will invariably win, the other lose.

Eli Cohen is now the nationally-known face of electoral integrity and honesty in Israel.

The voice of the middle ground is more important than ever, yet perhaps too soft to be heard at all.

Eli Cohen, the challenging candidate for mayor, recently announced at a campaign meeting in Beit Shemesh that “this time, the dead won’t vote!”

As if there was not enough drama in the re-called contentious Beit Shemesh municipal elections!

Moshe Abutbul has taken the knee-jerk response to all criticism and perceived threats.

Printed from: http://www.jewishpress.com/blogs/tzedek-tzedek/this-time-the-dead-wont-vote/2014/02/23/

Scan this QR code to visit this page online: